Excellent Condition considering its age. Frame: Good Condition with Minor Wears. It is Personally Signed Lower Right "Elaine Haxton" by the Artist and Dated 1968, 10/12. OzWebCollectibles will issue a certificate of authenticity providing life time written guarantee. Born Melbourne in 1909, Moved to Sydney as infant, Died in Adelaide in 1999.
Studied with Famous artist Rayner Hoff in Syndey for a year before Studied at East Sydney Techinical College in 1921. She Left for London in 1932, Studied at the Grosvenor School of Art. She Arrived back Home Via USA and Mexico in 1939 just Before WWII. Settled in Elizabeth Bay Sydney, associating with fellow Artists such as Drysdale, Friend and Dobell. In 1944, She was working in New Guinea on stage sets and as a theatre manager and set designer.Travelled to New York in 1945 and studied at The New York School of theatre Design. Won Sulman Prize in 1943. Her decorative paintings, theatre designs and illustrations became well known in Sydney in the 1940s when she was also the subject of a famous portrait by William Dobell. After Marring Brigadier Richard Cunningham Foot, she settled in Pittwater, North of Sydney. Painted many landscapes of the area. She Moved to Adelaide in 1989, look after by her Niece, suffering from Demantia, Died in 1999. All important Private and Institutional Collections. Max Germaine's Artists and Galleries of Australia. McCulloch's Encyclopedia of Australian Art.
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